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PRODUCT LIFE IMPACT INFORMATION

This label is a declaration of the make-up of the product, highlighting critical life cycle information and potential human health impacts. It strives to be comprehensive, relevant, verifiable, and able to evolve as the products and processes change.

Label Version: G4-1

Pedisystems PediTred® G4 >

GENERAL PRODUCT INFORMATION

Product:
Pedisystems PediTred G4
Manufacturer:
Construction Specialties, Inc.
6696 State Route 405
Muncy, PA 17756
http://www.c-sgroup.com
t: 1 (800) 233-8493
e: [protected email address]
Warranty Period:
Two years
Product Websites:
Product Life Impact — transparency.c-sgroup.com
Entrance Flooring home — www.c-sgroup.com/entrance-flooring
Entrance Flooring FAQ — www.pedisystems.com/faq.php
Contractor Resource — www.pedisystems.com/carpet.php?prod=G4

PRODUCT CONTENT

Product Content*:
Aluminum tread rails; Nylon 6,6 carpet fiber; Polypropylene backing; Polypropylene monofilament; EPDM (25038-36-2) cushions and rail connectors
 
*Listed in order of highest quantity to least, at a minimum of 100 parts per million (ppm) content. 100ppm is approximately the minimum content at which an ingredient is added knowingly and purposefully. If a CAS number is associated with any ingredient, it will be provided next to that ingredient.
Health Summary:
As of the modification date listed above there are no known or suspected health impacts listed on any governmental watch lists for this product's content.
Recycled Content:
15.3% — Post-Consumer
60.6% — Pre-Consumer
75.9% — TOTAL
Recycled Components:
Aluminum rails & frame: 55% post-industrial, 26% post-consumer
EPDM connectors/cushions: 100% pre-consumer
Trims: 25% pre-consumer
Content Source:
COMPONENT % BY WEIGHT LOCATION
Aluminum 65% Pennsylvania
Tread Insert 10% Rhode Island
Cushion EPDM 25% Asia
Final Manuf. Location:
Muncy, Pennsylvania 17756
Rapidly Renewable?:
   No.
FSC Certified?:
   No.
VOC Content:
This product meets the Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) requirements of the CA 01350 protocol.1

Manufacturer's Notes: 1. Of eighty compounds tested for, PediTred tests Below Quantifiable Level (BQL) for Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) on all but five substances: Benzene,1,4-dichloro; Formaldehyde; Formamide,N,N-dimethyl; Naphthalene; and Caprolactam (2H-Azepin-2-one, hexahydro). However, these five substances test below California's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (CA OEHHA) Chronic Reference Exposure Limit (1/2 CREL), which is the emission threshold for CA 01350 criteria.

ECOLOGICAL BENCHMARKS

Total resources associated with mill finish (standard)

Water Use Intensity:
0 L/kg — liters per kilogram per product
Energy Use Intensity:
5.68 MJ/kg — megajoules per kilogram per product
(5.51 with annual 3% reduction goal)2
Carbon(CO2):
1.96 kgC/kg — kilogram of carbon per kilogram
(1.90 with annual 3% reduction goal)2

Total resources associated with clear anodize finish (optional)

Water Use Intensity:
45.15 L/kg — liters per kilogram per product
(43.80 with annual 3% reduction goal)2
Energy Use Intensity:
59.88 MJ/kg — megajoules per kilogram per product
(58.08 with annual 3% reduction goal)2
Carbon(CO2):
10.10 kgC/kg — kilogram of carbon per kilogram
(9.80 with annual 3% reduction goal)2

Manufacturer's Notes: 2. Construction Specialties has an active energy/CO2 reduction program with annual goals, measurement and reporting. Our carbon reduction plan calls for 3% reduction over the previous year. Program monitored within its ISO 14001-2004.

RENEWABLES

Renewable Water:
   No reclaimed or on-site harvest water is used in the manufacturing process.
Renewable Energy:
   Yes, Offsets 50% of Muncy manufacturing facility through purchase of Green
Renewable Energy Certificates from Native Energy, South Burlington VT3.

Manufacturer's Notes: 3. Site specific energy consumption and REC reconciliation is monitored and reported annually and REC's are purchased/added as needed for maintaining 50% level.

PACKAGING

This includes packaging as it is shipped to the site.

Packaging Contents:
MATERIAL VIRGIN POST-CONSUMER POST-INDUSTRIAL
LDPE, LLDPE 0% 0% 0%
HDPE 0% 0% 0%
PET 0% 0% 0%
Corrugated Cardboard 55% 0% 45%
Reused Blanket Wrap N/A N/A N/A
Wood Strapping Yes N/A N/A

PRODUCT DESIGN PROCESS

For Reutilization?:
   Yes.
Closed Loop?:
   No.

RECYCLABILITY

Recycling Assistance?:
   Yes. Call PCI FlorTech at 1 (630)458-0760 regarding carpet insert strips.
Want Back Program?:
   Yes. Call 1 (800)233-8493
Recyclable Components:
Aluminum rails and frame; EPDM connectors/cushions and trims;
Nylon 6,6 carpet inserts.

OTHER

Care and Maintenance:
To ensure maximum product life, vacuum surface regularly with beater brush attachment to allow contact with various surfaces of entrance flooring. Roll unit back to remove dirt collected underneath as needed. Deep clean quarterly, either by removing the unit to an area where it can cleaned with a powerwasher (use light setting to avoid carpet damage) or by shampooing the unit in place (soap/ water extraction).
Insert Replacement:
The life of this product can be extended by replacing worn tread inserts. Call 1(800)-233-8493 to talk to Construction Specialties' Entrance Flooring customer service representatives.

CERTIFICATIONS

Product:
  • Cradle to Cradle Certified™ Silver*4
  • CA 01350 IAQ Protocol compliant
*Cradle to Cradle Certified™ is a certification mark licensed by
Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute
Manufacturer:
  • ISO 9001:2008
  • ISO 14001:2004
Other:
  • Construction Specialties utilizes EPA SmartWaySM Transport Partners.
  • Construction Specialties is an EPA WasteWise Partner

Manufacturer's Notes: 4 . Cradle to Cradle Certification only for Castle Gray, Wrought Iron, Graphite and
Espresso carpet colorways.